Speerstra Gallery @ Paris Art Fair 2016 / France
31 MARCH - 3 APRIL 2016 / Booth E3
For more than 30 years, the Speerstra Gallery is dedicated in the dissemination of the graffiti movement. Gallery owners and collectors from father to son since 1984, the gallery is embodied today by Willem Speerstra. His passion for the graffiti movement and for art led him to be the precursors in his domain. Willem Speerstra remains faithful to his artistic commitment, and supports without defect the most talented artists. It is important for him to discover new artists who were inspired by the urban culture, these have now become emerging contemporary artists.
Jonone, Steph Cop, Mambo and Aurel Rubbish are 4 artists embodying this artists' generation with a urban influence. They are in today’s most prestigious and international art collections and this is why the Speerstra Gallery is pleased to show the under the great nave of the Grand Palais in Paris.
Jonone : His works are an explosion of colors and energy, Jonone writes calligraphy that is illuminated by his colorer's talent.
Mambo : His work is figurative and currently reflects modern society’s icons, well-known visual codes, pictograms, popular imagery that the media and consumer society convey.
Steph Cop : His work is the result of a meeting between the machine and the nature, the power and the sweetness, the materials and the scale.
Aurel Prevost aka Rubbish : The Artist nourishes each of his paper-cuts with various references drawn from painting, religious icons and tattoo art.
Were : GRAND PALAIS, AVENUE WINSTON CHURCHILL, 75008 PARIS / France
Opening hours : :
Thursday 31 March 11.30am – 8pm
Friday 1st April 11.30am – 9pm
Saturday 2nd April 11.30am – 8pm
Sunday 3rd April 11.30am – 7pm
Entrance fee :
Adults and children over age 10: €25
Students and groups of 10 or more: €12
Free admission for children under age 10